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Can someone please tell me when my engine is at operating temparture what should my oil pressure be resting at in drive, with revs at 500-600? Mine is on 1.5, is this ok for a 80,000 miler?
 

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That's 1.5 bar, which means 1.5 times normal atmospheric pressure; you'll be used to think...

That's 1.5 bar, which means 1.5 times normal atmospheric pressure; you'll be used to thinking in psi, and I seem to recall normal atmospheric pressure is about 30psi.
My general observation on MB's is that the needle will sit in the lower midrange at idle and peg at anything much above same, and I seem to recall reading similar info from sources more expert than I am.
 
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